Deadline: 12-Aug-21

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief Tanzania (PEPFAR) through the Ambassador’s Fund for HIV/AIDS Relief (AFHR) is pleased to announce an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out Community-Led Monitoring (CLM) activities.

Community-led monitoring is a process initiated and implemented by local community-based organizations and other civil society groups that gathers quantitative and/or qualitative data about HIV services. The focus is on getting input from recipients of HIV services in a routine and systematic manner that will translate into action and change. CLM is central to PEPFAR’s client centered approach because it puts the needs and voices of communities at the center of the HIV response.

Objective

PEPFAR Tanzania supports Community-Led Monitoring activities/programs to ensure that program beneficiary feedback is incorporated into quality improvement activities.

Funding Information

  • Number of awards anticipated: 12 awards
  • Award amounts: Grants can be between $5,000 and $24,999 USD (Budget should be submitted in Tanzanian shillings and is calculated on the daily exchange rate if awarded)
  • Total available funding: $300,000

Beneficiaries

Targeted beneficiaries of the PEPFAR Tanzania Ambassador’s Fund for HIV/AIDS Relief (AFHR) Community-Led Monitoring proposal are recipients of HIV services in PEPFAR-supported health facilities. These may include, but are not limited to, people living with HIV of all ages, adolescent girls and young women, and key populations such as men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, and people who engage in sex work.

Deliverables

The deliverables are:

  • Participate in CLM training on indicators and methods for data collection
  • Collect quarterly data from a sample of PEPFAR-supported health facilities within a geographic area of focus from people receiving care and treatment services
  • Timely analysis of quarterly data summarized in a written report and presentation formats
  • Participate in quarterly meetings with stakeholders, for in depth discussion of results and to develop concrete quality improvement strategies

Eligibility Criteria

  • Independent Non-profit Tanzanian organizations including Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Faith Based Organizations (FBOs), or Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).
    • Only organizations registered with the government of Tanzania will be considered eligible organizations.
    • Eligible organizations must have experience in data collection, analysis, and reporting.

Other Eligibility Requirements

  • Organizations may only submit one proposal per organization.
  • The PEPFAR Small Grants Office reserves the right to request additional background information on organizations that do not have previous experience administering federal grant awards.
  • After initial review by the PEPFAR Small Grants Office, you may be required to register for a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number from Dun & Bradstreet, as well as a valid registration on System for Award Management (SAM).
  • Any organization listed on the Excluded Parties List System in the System for Award Management (SAM) is not eligible to apply for an assistance award in accordance.]

For more information, visit https://tz.usembassy.gov/education-culture/ambassadors-community-grants-program/afhr-funding-opportunities/

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